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Karma Triyana Dharmachakra Tibetan Buddhist Monastery

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Address: 335 Mead Mountain Rd, Woodstock, NY 12498-1038
Phone Number: +1 845-679-5906
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A beautiful and serene monastery that serves as a retreat and study center...

A beautiful and serene monastery that serves as a retreat and study center and is worth a visit.

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Tashi Delek

KTD Tibetan Buddhist Monastery is quite a beautiful temple. The prayer room is magnificently adorned with wonderful flags and images. Whether Buddhist or not, you should see this... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 weeks ago
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Fairfield, Connecticut
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Fairfield, Connecticut
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58 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

KTD Tibetan Buddhist Monastery is quite a beautiful temple. The prayer room is magnificently adorned with wonderful flags and images. Whether Buddhist or not, you should see this colorful place.

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Ronkonkoma, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a lovely monastery, very impressive and interesting. We were lucky to have Ingrid as our tour guide and she did a great job!

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Thank Susan T
Dallas, Texas, Usa
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2016

After climbing drive across the street to the monastery. The monks are very friendly. The grounds are peaceful. The temple is open and you will probably see some people sitting on pillows with folded legs praying at a very large gold Buda. It only takes a minute to walk around and peek inside. I would not suggest small children they... More 

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Thank Katie L
Hudson River Valley, New York
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5 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 September 2016

My daughter and I stopped in to see this monastery. It is small but worth the drive up the winding mountain road. I would recommend taking the free tour offered on Saturday and Sunday which we did not. I think we would have gotten a lot more out of what we were looking at. Very impressive artwork and statuary in... More 

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Thank mariecharlotte2016
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 September 2016

Definitely something to see if you've never been to a monastery. Across the street is a mountain overlook and hike. Also across the street is the Dharma path, with prayer flags. It was a new experience for us, beautiful monastery.

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Thank Mary B
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 August 2016

We drove up the Mountain from Woodstock, taking a road that was curving in many areas, that I took precaution as there were many drivers speeding down the mountain, even though these were blind spots. When we neared the top, on my left I recognized the wooden ranch-like fence with trees growing behind it. As we drove past it, we... More 

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Stony Brook, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

Loved visiting the Monastery. The beautiful temple was open and you are allowed to meditate in there, they provide comfy cushions to sit on. Then we were invited into a small room to the side of the main temple where the monks were leading an hour long service. I highly recommend attending the service, they are performed throughout the day,... More 

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Thank StewartSummers
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 August 2016

Beautiful temple. They were holding a class the day we visited, but we were able to go into the main temple during a break. Breath taking. The book store was filled with interesting books, art, music and icons.

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Thank Candice C
Danbury, Connecticut
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 July 2016 via mobile

I was on my way to Overlook and this was right across from the parking. I went there instead. Absolutely stunning once you enter the temple. I walked around for 20 minutes just to let all the colors and design sink in.

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Thank Joe V
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 June 2016 via mobile

Great to visit and learn new things. Friendly staff welcomes visitors. Light a candle in the temple. Worth doing.

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